Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
April 18, 2014 | NPR · It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
 
UC Irvine Communications
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
 

Latest Saturday rundown




WE Saturday Feature

AP
April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

Latest Sunday rundown


WE Sunday Feature

April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

World Cafe 2

Mar 21, 2014 — Hear four songs from Annie Clark's new album, alongside two older tracks, performed live on World Cafe. The music is interspersed with insightful conversation about Clark's songwriting process.
Comments |
Mar 20, 2014 — Hear a characteristically energetic performance from lead singer Rachael Price and company, as the buzzed-about Boston band showcases songs from the new Bad Self Portraits.
Comments |
Mar 13, 2014 — The longtime Austin resident and Gospel GRAMMY winner is in the studio today for our Sense of Place series. We'll talk about her hometown and hear a new unreleased song.
Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — Grab music from Neko Case, Parquet Courts, Jason Isbell and more today, before they're gone tomorrow.
Comments |
Feb 11, 2014 — The English band's new album, Sun Structures, draws on the past while still sounding fresh.
Comments |
Jan 29, 2014 — Potty Mouth formed in Northampton, Mass., in 2011. The band released a vinyl EP in 2012, and last year put out a full-length record called Hell Bent. With a name inspired by the title of a Bratmobile album, Potty Mouth revels in the sheer volume and eager, youthful enthusiasm of punk.
Comments |
Jan 23, 2014 — A five-piece band from Brooklyn, Lucius is led by two singers, Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, who met at Berklee College of Music in Boston. They crafted their unique vocal sound over the decade they've worked together, and now even dress alike.
Comments |
Jan 22, 2014 — The band's debut album is full of stately folk-pop music. But its arrangements also owe a lot to songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone's classical roots, as well as his work with arranger Nico Muhly.
Comments |
Jan 20, 2014 — Staples' gospel-rooted solo recordings have captivated artists such as Bob Dylan and Prince, and helped pave the way for contemporary soul music. Over the course of her 50-year career, Staples has become a legend on the strength of her huge vocals and messages of hope.
Comments |
Jan 17, 2014 — The Portland, Ore., band Blitzen Trapper has spent seven albums refining its style, which mixes Americana, folk and rock with a wild-eyed psychedelic side. Its newest record is titled VII.
Comments |
more World Cafe 2 from NPR